Category: Latin American Studies

American History in the Spotlight: Three Authors, Three Topics

Notre Dame Press has an extensive backlist of American history from a wide range of scholars. Here we’re thrilled to highlight three of them and their specific works with the topics of Catholicism, political thought, and Latino Studies.  Robert Schmuhl, Jay P. Dolan, and Julian Samora all contributed scholarship to the important field of American […]

An Excerpt from “The Fate of Peruvian Democracy” by Tamara Feinstein

In The Fate of Peruvian Democracy: Political Violence, Human Rights, and the Legal Left, Tamara Feinstein chronicles the late-twentieth-century Shining Path conflict and argues that it significantly contributed to the rupture and disintegration of the noninsurgent legal Left in Peru by deepening preexisting divisions and eradicating an entire generation of leaders. Using a combination of […]

Classics from Notre Dame Press

Our backlist is full of books that continue to be an integral part of discussion in their respective fields and beyond. From philosophy, to theology, to memoirs, Notre Dame Press has classic titles of both importance and relevance. Here are a few highlights from our classics list, with blurbs that show the impact these texts had […]

Notre Dame Press Celebrates Its Kellogg Institute Series & Kellogg Institute’s 40th Anniversary

This year, Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies celebrates its 40th anniversary. Founded in 1982 thanks to a generous donation from Helen Kellogg, the Institute brings together an interdisciplinary community of scholars to promote research and education in the areas of democracy and human development. In the pursuit of its mission, the Kellogg Institute […]

Discussion Questions for “Barrio Boy” by Ernesto Galarza

Ernesto Galarza’s powerful memoir Barrio Boy is the story of his acculturation into American life. The narrative follows little Ernie from his days as a young boy inthe tiny town of Jalcocotán in Mexico to his days in the bustling barrio of Sacramento, California in the early decades of the twentieth century. Since its publication […]

An Excerpt from “Barrio Boy” by Ernesto Galarza

Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy’s journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn’t have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades of the twentieth century. With vivid imagery and a rare gift for re-creating a child’s sense of time and place, […]

Notre Dame Press Observes National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month With Book Publication and Event at the New York Public Library

Every year, National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15, commemorating the history, culture, and contributions of Americans whose ancestry can be traced to over 20 countries in Latin America, including Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. During this year’s celebration, the University of Notre Dame Press is […]

Discover New Paperbacks and New Editions in our Fall 2022 Catalog!

This Fall 2021, we are bringing four Notre Dame Press favorites out in paperback and publishing two new editions of classic titles! Ranging from theology to political science to Latin American Studies, we are thrilled to see our books in this new format. Do you have these titles on your shelf yet? NEW IN PAPERBACK […]

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, and in order to share Hispanic, Chicano, and Latinx voices and stories more widely, the University of Notre Dame Press has put together a page of some of our most important books in Latinx and Chicano studies. If you see a book that you think would be good for classroom […]

Notre Dame and Holy Cross College Professors Publish Book on 1968 Cultural Revolutions

Global 1968, edited by A. James McAdams, the William M. Scholl Professor of International Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, and Anthony P. Monta, dean of the college and professor of English at Holy Cross College, is a unique study of the cultural revolutions in Europe and Latin America during one of the most influential years […]